Weekly Puzzler #127: Large Bird with “Elbows”

Check out this photo. Have you seen this bird before? If you can identify it, use the comment box below to offer your guess. All correct answers will be entered in the next free giveaway.


Click here to see if your guess was correct.

Hey, and here’s a bonus. This photo below is of the same bird… but notice the two smaller birds in it, one below and one above the bigger bird. If you can name all three, I’ll put your name in 3 times instead of one.


A better look at the upper bird in the photo

A better look at the upper bird in the photo–this is the same one, only closer!

Have a great weekend! Don’t forget to get outside and enjoy a little more summer before fall arrives. It’s a great day!

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  1. Jock Aplin September 3, 2016 at 9:37 am #

    I see the dreaded Red Winged Blackbird.

    • Sharon Mammoser September 5, 2016 at 11:36 am #

      True, it is the red-winged blackbird…. thanks for guessing!

  2. Arden September 3, 2016 at 10:57 am #

    The big bird I believe is an osprey. It looks to be followed by a red- winged blackbird. The third bird could be an immature blackbird or a northern waterthrush.

    • Sharon Mammoser September 5, 2016 at 11:35 am #

      Arden, Thanks for reading and guessing! The big bird is indeed an osprey, the little one is a red winged blackbird and the other one is also a red-winged blackbird–a female.

  3. Hon September 5, 2016 at 3:39 pm #

    Large bird is an Osprey and small one is female Red-Winged Blackbird

    • Sharon Mammoser September 8, 2016 at 12:13 am #

      Of course you know this! As always, thanks for reading and taking time to comment.